No pressure treated lumber or flashing were used when this home was constructed in the late 1980’s.
Moisture intrusion made this the perfect home for rot and wood destroying insects.
This ten year old deck was spongy when walked on. This is another example of cost cutting by contractors. Correct materials like pressure treated lumber and flashing were not used.
This three tab roof should have a 20 year life span. The lack of felt paper, flashing, and ice barrier are another sign of cost cutting by nonprofessional contractors or do it yourself homeowners. This entire roof needs to be replaced due to rotting sheathing.
Not all homes are built correctly. This is an example of hidden structural issues that were missed by town building inspectors during construction.